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How the Top 25 Fared Week 8

By Codi Warren | March 30, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 8 –March 24-30, 2014

1.        UCLA (33-2, 8-1 Pac-12)   

3/24       @ No. 7 Washington       W, 4-0

3/26       UC Santa Barbara             W, 5-1

               UC Santa Barbara             W, 9-1 (5)

3/28       Utah                                    W, 8-0 (5)

3/29       Utah                                    W, 13-3 (6)

3/30       Utah                                    W, 4-1

Last Week

3/17       No. 9 Arizona                    W, 2-0

3/22       No. 6 Washington            W, 4-2

3/23       No. 6 Washington            L, 2-10 (5)

2.        Tennessee (31-3, 8-1 SEC)

3/28       No. 4 Florida                      W, 9-2

3/29       No. 4 Florida                      W, 7-6

3/30       No. 4 Florida                      W, 5-2

Last Week

3/18       @ Middle Tenn. State      W, 9-8

3/21       South Carolina                  W, 11-2 (5)

3/22       South Carolina                  W, 5-4

3/23       South Carolina                  W, 6-5

3.        Oregon (30-4, 6-0 Pac-12)

3/24       Utah                                    W, 14-3 (5)

3/25       Southern Utah                   W, 8-0 (5)

               @ BYU                                L, 5-6

3/28       No. 7 Washington            W, 8-0 (5)

3/29       No. 7 Washington            W, 4-0

3/30       No. 7 Washington            W, 4-3

Last Week

3/22       @ Utah                               W, 8-7

3/23       @ Utah                               W, 12-7

4.        Florida (31-7, 5-7 SEC)

3/26       @UCF                                  W, 10-6

3/28       @ No. 2 Tennessee          L, 2-9

3/29       @ No. 2 Tennessee          L, 6-7    

3/30       @ No. 2 Tennessee          L, 2-5

Last Week

3/18       Central Conn. State          W, 8-2

3/21       No. 7 Alabama                  L, 2-4

3/22       No. 7 Alabama                  W, 7-1

3/23       No. 7 Alabama                  L, 0-7


 

 

5.        Alabama (30-5, 10-1 SEC)

3/25       @Jacksonville Univ.         W, 6-2

3/28       RV LSU                                W, 9-1 (6)

3/29       RV LSU                                W, 2-1

3/30       RV LSU                                W, 5-1

Last Week

3/19       Georgia State                    W, 3-1

3/21       @ No. 2 Florida                 W, 4-2

3/22       @ No. 2 Florida                 L, 1-7

3/23       @ No. 2 Florida                 W, 7-0

 

6.        Michigan (25-6, 6-0 Big 10)

3/25       Bowling Green                  Postponed

3/28       @ Penn State                     W, 6-0 

               @ Penn State                     W, 22-0 (5)

3/29       @ Penn State                     W, 12-4 (5)

Last Week          

3/18       Bowling Green                  Postponed

3/21       Indiana                                W, 8-0 (6)

               Indiana                                W, 9-1 (5)

3/22       Indiana                                W, 12-3 (6)


7.        Washington (21-10, 2-6 Pac-12)

3/24       No. 1 UCLA                        L, 0-4

3/28       @ No. 3 Oregon                              L, 0-8                   

3/29       @ No. 3 Oregon                              L, 0-4

3/30       @ No. 3 Oregon                              L, 3-4

Last Week

3/22       No. 1 UCLA                        L, 2-4

3/23       No. 1 UCLA                        W, 10-2 (5)

 

8.        Arizona State (32-5, 6-2 Pac-12)

3/24       No. 23 Stanford                W, 7-5

3/28       No. 9 Arizona                    W, 2-1

3/29       No. 9 Arizona                    W, 4-1

3/30       No. 9 Arizona                    Starts at 7 p.m. PT

Last Week

3/22       No. 23 Stanford                W, 16-15 (9)

3/23       No. 23 Stanford                W, 9-0 (5)


9.        Arizona (28-8, 3-5 Pac-12)

3/24       Oregon State                     W, 14-1 (5)         

3/28       @ No. 8 Arizona State    L, 1-2

3/29       @ No. 8 Arizona State     L, 1-4

3/30       @ No. 8 Arizona State     Starts at 7 p.m. PT

Last Week

3/17       @ No. 1 UCLA                   L, 0-2

3/19       @ UNLV                              W, 3-2

               @ UNLV                              W, 7-5 (8)

3/22       Oregon State                     W, 9-0 (5)

3/23       Oregon State                     W, 13-1 (5)


10.      Kentucky (28-7, 5-4 SEC)

3/28       No. 21 Auburn                   L, 6-7                                  

3/29       No. 21 Auburn                   L, 4-6

3/30       No. 21 Auburn                   W, 2-1

Last Week

3/18       @ Indiana                           W, 5-0

               Host of Kentucky Tournament

3/21       Kent State                          W, 9-2

               Saint Francis                      W, 10-2 (6)

3/22       Fairfield                              W, 5-0

               Kansas                                 W, 4-2

3/23       Kansas                                 L, 5-7

               Kent State                          W, 4-2


11.      Florida State (33-4, 11-2 ACC)

3/26       Florida A&M                      W, 8-0 (6)

3/30       @ North Carolina             W, 6-0  

               @ North Carolina             W, 5-3

Last Week

3/19       @ North Florida                W, 11-1 (6)

               @ North Florida                W, 8-0 (5)

3/22       @ Boston College            W, 5-1

               @ Boston College            W, 5-1

3/23       @ Boston College            W, 8-0 (5)

 

12.      Baylor (27-6, 3-1 Big 12)

3/25       @ Sam Houston St.          L, 3-4 (10)

               @ Sam Houston St.          W, 12-0 (5)

3/28       @ Texas Tech                    W, 14-1 (6)         

3/29       @ Texas Tech                    W, 6-4

3/30       @ Texas Tech                    W, 2-0

Last Week

3/18       Texas State                        W, 2-0

3/22       Texas                                   L, 1-4

2/23       Texas                                   Postponed

 

13.      South Alabama (29-3, 7-0 Sun Belt)

3/26       @ Troy                                W, 9-1

3/29       Louisiana-Monroe            W, 2-0

               Louisiana-Monroe            W, 7-1

3/30       Louisiana-Monroe            W, 7-0

Last Week

3/22       UT-Arlington                      W, 9-0 (5)

               UT-Arlington                      W, 8-0 (5)

3/23       UT-Arlington                      W, 2-1


14.      Georgia (30-5, 6-3 SEC)

3/26       Georgia Southern             W, 4-1

3/28       @ No. 19 Missouri           L, 6-8

3/29       @ No. 19 Missouri           L, 3-6

3/30       @ No. 19 Missouri           W, 6-2

Last Week

3/19       Gardner-Webb                  W, 5-1

3/21       @ No. 18 TX A&M            W, 4-3 (10)

3/22       @ No. 18 TX A&M            L, 2-4

3/23       @ No. 18 TX A&M            W, 4-2

15.      Minnesota (27-4, 5-1 Big 10)

3/28       Illinois                                 W, 8-3

3/29       Illinois                                 W, 8-0 (6)

               Illinois                                 W, 7-0

Last Week

3/19       @ South Carolina             W, 1-0

3/21       @ No. 15 Nebraska          W, 7-2

3/22       @ No. 15 Nebraska          W, 13-4

3/23       @ No. 15 Nebraska          L, 2-3

16.      Oklahoma (24-8, 3-0 Big 12)

3/26       North Texas                       Postponed

3/28       @ Iowa State                    W, 10-0 (5)

3/29       @ Iowa State                    W, 14-2 (5)

3/30       @ Iowa State                    W, 11-0 (5)

Last Week

3/18       Bradley                               W, 8-0 (6)

3/22       RV LSU                                W, 2-1

3/23       RV LSU                                W, 3-2

 

17.      Tulsa (32-3, 9-0 Conference USA)

3/26       @ Missouri State              W, 11-0

3/29       UTEP                                   W, 6-0

               UTEP                                   W, 6-0

3/30       UTEP                                   W, 13-0 (5)

Last Week

3/19       Bradley                               W, 8-2

3/22       Charlotte                            W, 7-0

               Charlotte                            W, 9-0 (5)

3/23       Charlotte                            W, 10-1 (5)

18.      Nebraska (23-11, 3-3 Big 10)

3/26       @ Nebraska-Omaha        W, 10-0 (5)

3/28       @ RV Northwestern         L, 2-10 (5)

3/29       @ RV Northwestern         W, 13-3

3/30       @ RV Northwestern         W, 10-1 (5)

Last Week

3/19       Iowa State                         W, 10-3

3/21       No. 19 Minnesota            L, 2-7

3/22       No. 19 Minnesota            L, 2-13

3/23       No. 19 Minnesota            W, 3-2

19.      Missouri (25-9, 4-5 SEC)

3/26       Illinois                                 L, 0-3

               Illinois                                 W, 9-6

3/28       No. 14 Georgia                 W, 8-6

3/29       No. 14 Georgia                 W, 6-3

3/30       No. 14 Georgia                 L, 2-6

Last Week

3/19       Illinois State                       W, 4-2

               Illinois State                       W, 5-0

               Host of Mizzou Tournament

3/21       Ball State                            W, 11-3 (6)

3/22       North Dakota State          W, 11-2 (5)

               Oklahoma State                W, 2-1

3/23       UMKC                                  W, 14-0 (5)

20.      Texas A&M (25-10, 6-6 SEC)

3/29       @ Arkansas                        W, 8-7

               @ Arkansas                        W, 9-8

3/30       @ Arkansas                        L, 7-11

Last Week

3/18       Northwestern State         W, 6-3

3/21       No. 14 Georgia                 L, 3-4

3/22       No. 14 Georgia                 W, 4-2

3/23       No. 14 Georgia                 L, 2-4

21.      Auburn (31-6-1, 6-3 SEC)

3/26       @ Georgia State               W, 16-1 (5)

3/28       @ No. 10 Kentucky          W, 7-6

3/29       @ No. 10 Kentucky          W, 6-4

3/30       @ No. 10 Kentucky          L, 1-2

Last Week

3/19       Murray State                     W, 10-0 (5)

               Murray State                     W, 11-7

3/21       Mississippi State               W, 11-3 (5)

3/22       Mississippi State               W, 5-2

3/23       Mississippi State               L, 2-5

22.      Louisiana-Lafayette (35-6-1, 6-0 Sun Belt)

3/29       Texas State                        W, 5-2

               Texas State                        W, 5-2

3/30       Texas State                        W, 8-3

Last Week

3/19       Sam Houston State          W, 6-0

               Sam Houston State          W, 4-2

3/22       @ Georgia State               W, 8-3

               @ Georgia State               W, 4-2

3/23       @ Georgia State               W, 13-0 (5)


23.      Stanford (24-11, 1-5 Pac-12)

3/24       No. 8 Arizona St.               L, 5-7

3/28       Pacific                                 W, 8-0 (5)

Last Week

3/22       @ No. 8 Arizona St.          L, 15-16 (9)

2/23       @ No. 8 Arizona St.          L, 0-5 (5)

24.      Notre Dame (20-7, 3-3 ACC)

3/26       Eastern Michigan              W, 12-2 (5)

3/27       RV Northwestern              Postponed

3/29       @ Syracuse                        Cancelled

               @ Syracuse                        Cancelled

3/30       @ Syracuse                        Cancelled

Last Week

3/22       Pittsburgh                           Postponed

               Pittsburgh                           Postponed

3/23       Pittsburgh                           Postponed

 

25.      South Florida (29-8, 3-0 AAC)

3/29       @ Rutgers                          Postponed

               @ Rutgers                          Postponed

3/30       @ Rutgers                          Postponed

Last Week

3/19       Central Conn. State          W, 3-2

3/22       Connecticut                       W, 6-2

               Connecticut                       W, 7-6

3/23       Connecticut                       W, 8-0 (5)

RECEIVING VOTES

RV       Northwestern (19-8, 3-3 Big 10)

3/26       Northern Illinois W, 13-2 (5)

3/27       @ No. 24 Notre Dame    Postponed

3/28       No. 18 Nebraska               W, 10-2 (5)

3/29       No. 18 Nebraska               L, 3-13

3/30       No. 18 Nebraska               L, 1-10 (5)

Last Week
3/21       Wisconsin                           W, 8-6 (8)

               Wisconsin                           W, 4-2

3/22       Wisconsin                           L, 5-7

RV       James Madison (23-11, 4-2 CAA)

3/26       Virginia Tech                      Postponed

               Virginia Tech                      Postponed

3/29       @ College of Charles.      W, 5-3  

               @ College of Charles.      L, 2-3

3/30       @ College of Charles.      L, 2-4

Last Week

3/22       RV Hofstra                         W, 5-3

               RV Hofstra                         W, 5-1

3/23       RV Hofstra                         W, 2-1

RV       USC Upstate (32-4, 13-2 A-Sun)

3/29       RV Lipscomb                      W, 4-0

3/30       RV Lipscomb                      W, 7-6

               RV Lipscomb                      W, 8-1

Last Week

3/22       FL Gulf Coast                     W, 8-0 (6)

               FL Gulf Coast                     W, 11-3 (6)

3/23       FL Gulf Coast                     W, 3-0

RV       LSU (19-14, 2-6 SEC)

3/28       @ No. 5 Alabama             L, 1-9 (6)

3/29       @ No. 5 Alabama             L, 1-2

3/30       @ No. 5 Alabama             L, 1-5

Last Week

3/19       @ Nicholls State               W, 9-0 (5)

3/22       @ No. 16 Oklahoma        L, 1-2

3/23       @ No. 16 Oklahoma        L, 2-3

 

RV       North Carolina State (20-10, 10-4 ACC)
3/26       Elon                                     W, 13-5 (5)

3/29       @ Maryland                       Cancelled

               @ Maryland                       Cancelled

3/30       @ Maryland                       Cancelled

Last Week

3/19       Georgia Tech                     W, 5-4

               Georgia Tech                     W, 10-3

3/22       Virginia Tech                      W, 6-3

               Virginia Tech                      L, 4-10

3/23       Virginia Tech                      W, 5-0

 

RV       San Diego State (25-9, 2-1  Mountain West)

3/26       Cal State Northridge        W, 5-0

Last Week

3/17       Harvard                               W, 3-0

3/18       Monmouth                         W, 5-1

3/21       @ New Mexico                 W, 11-9

3/22       @ New Mexico                 W, 11-3

3/23       @ New Mexico                 L, 6-8

 

RV       California (19-11, 3-1 Pac-12)     

3/30       @ Oregon State                W, 13-3

               @ Oregon State                Cancelled

Last Week

3/20       Grand Canyon                   W, 5-4

               Grand Canyon                   W, 7-1

               @ Santa Clara Invitational in Santa Clara, Calif.

3/21       Grand Canyon                   W, 11-1 (5)

3/22       Princeton                            W, 11-1 (5)

3/23       Princeton                            W, 9-0 (6)

               Santa Clara                        W, 5-3

RV       DePaul (20-8, 4-0 Big East)

3/26       @ Louisville                       L, 0-8 (6)

               @ Louisville                       L, 3-7

3/29       @ Providence                    W, 7-0

               @ Providence                    W, 12-0 (5)

3/30       @ Providence                    Cancelled

Last Week

Did not receive votes

RV       Lipscomb (27-8, 8-6 A-Sun)
3/26       @ Memphis                       W, 3-1 (8)

3/29       @ RV USC Upstate           L, 0-4

3/30       @ RV USC Upstate           L, 6-7

               @ RV USC Upstate           L, 1-8

Last Week

3/20       @ UT-Chattanooga         W, 8-4

3/22       @ Kennesaw State           W, 2-0

               @ Kennesaw State           W, 5-0

3/23       @ Kennesaw State           L, 7-8

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